Fresher Program Officer – Sexual Gender Based Violence NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Officer – Sexual Gender Based Violence

Organisation: Save
the Children International

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Save the Children is
the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program
presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs
for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child
attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our
mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and
to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create
impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale. 

Job Summary:  The Program Officer – Sexual Gender Based
Violence is responsible for providing support to the community and health
facility as the focal point person for all SGBV information, case management
activities and services. S/He will be in charge of coordinating timely GBV
interventions, ensure on time and quality planning, implementation, monitoring
& evaluation and reporting of the GBV protection interventions.

The Program Officer
will take responsibility for supporting the continuous technical coaching and
capacity building of staff s/he will be working with to address GBV cases at
health facility, CFS and settlement level. To reduce the exposure to violence
of women and children in the settlements of Mvepi and Omugo. He s/he will work
closely with the CP Specialist and Gender Coordinator at national level to
ensure that implementation is in line with the Country office Strategic Plan
and project outcomes. The Program Officer may be called upon as and when
necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The candidate for the Save the Children International Program Officer
    – Sexual Gender Based Violence job placement should hold a Degree in
    Social Work/Social Sciences or equivalent from a credible institution
  • A minimum of two years of working experience in planning and
    implementing development programmes on GBV in Uganda.
  • At least two years working on SGBV.
  • Must be willing to be based in the field.
  • Thorough understanding of Save the Children working principles and
    approaches of Child Participation, Child Rights Programming, Partnership,
    Child Safeguarding, Zero Tolerance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme
    Integration etc.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an
    international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including
    influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of
    humanitarian responses.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.

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Deadline: 8th September 2019

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